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8/24/2018
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T-Mobile Hit With Customer Information Hack

Approximately 2 million users said to be affected.

On Aug. 20, hackers hit T-Mobile and, according to a statement from the company, gained access to personal information for some of its customers. While no financial data or Social Security numbers were exposed, information including names, billing ZIP codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers, and account types were potentially compromised.

While the company has not released concrete numbers for the hack, it is estimated that approximately 2 million customers were affected.

The company, with approximately 77 million total users, has notified affected customers via text message.

Read here and here for more.

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